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Laugh off


In this post, we're going to learn the phrasal verb laugh off.
Laugh off is a separable phrasal verb.

Definition

If you laugh off something unpleasant, you try to make it seem less serious, especially by making a joke about it.

Example sentence

  • She was hurt but she laughed it off.
  • He laughed off the rumours that he was about to resign. 

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